Asystasia gangetica

Asystasia gangetica Asystasia gangetica Asystasia gangetica

Asystasia gangetica - Erect or straggling herb. Stems bluntly quadrangular, puberulous. Leaves truncate or cordate at the base 3-.2 x 1.8-4.8, apex acute, margins crenate or entire; petioles to 1.8 cm. Racemes simple. Flowers second, corolla yellow or white, tinged pale violet-blue at throate, tube 1.6 cm long. Capsule clavate, 1.5-3.2 x 0.5 cm , pilulose, seeds 3-5 x 0.5-3 mm.

Scientific Name Asystasia gangetica
Family Name ACANTHACEAE
English Name Chinese violet, coromandel
Local Name Rila puruk (රිලාපුරුක්)
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status LC (NCS)-2012
Status Native
Edible Parts None

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